Do you work in the world of urban forestry?

Whether a professional city forester or arborist, a municipal forestry employee, a student, an urban forestry volunteer or non-profit member, someone who consults or on urban forestry issues in cities and towns, or you work in a business that supplies resources to the profession, the Society of Municipal Arborists is the organization for YOU!

Download this flyer alt to distribute SMA membership information to others or apply by mail.

Are you having trouble with a challenging issue? An SMA membership will connect you with a community of professionals responsible for creating and sustaining community forests, many of whom may have already dealt with your particular issue! 

What are the benefits of an SMA membership?

  • Subscription to municipal forestry’s premier online publication,  City Trees magazine
  • Access to an extensive network of industry professionals through the members only SMA E-List (listserv) and online Forums
  • Discounted rates to our Annual Conference and Trade Show
  • Opportunity to participate in the SMA Arborist Exchange program
  • Discounted rates to the Municipal Forestry Institute, the only true leadership training event specifically for urban forestry professionals
  • Networking with other professionals and advancing the work of SMA 


As an organization we are always looking to continue to grow and improve our already large network of support.  Please take a minute to think about others in your community or state who would benefit from SMA membership and invite them to join our professional family.

By speaking with a strong and united voice, we advance municipal arboriculture around the world.  

-       SMA Membership Committee